Thongkhoun (Tong Khun) at Nasu World Monkey Park

Thongkhoun (Tong Khun)
ID Number:Chip id Number: 151459074A - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 25 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Nasu World Monkey Park
ArrivedNasu World Monkey Park 2012-09-29
from Laos unspecified location
Born:1993 unknown
Document updated2012-10-16:
2012-09-29: Imported from Laos. Technically not an import, but a loan from the generous Laotian government, who have agreed to send across six elephants to Japan. The loan is for a short span of three years.

Sources, among others

  • Gilles Maurer, Elefantasia
  • Tomokazu Doigami, Japan
  • http://japandailypress.com/tag/iwate-safari-park

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